We've Moved!
You can find us at our new office located at this address: 2335 230th Street, Suite #101, Ames, Iowa 50014
Our Mission:
to promote stewardship by preserving and respecting the ecological integrity of our natural resources.
Our Mission:
to promote stewardship by preserving and respecting the ecological integrity of our natural resources.


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Our Core Values

We respect and elevate the integrity of the natural, historical and cultural resources in Iowa and advocate sustainability for present and future generations.

  • Advocate:  We support ecological and natural resource integrity by advancing sustainable stewardship practices.
  • Partner:  We engage and empower people and organizations with a diversity of skills and expertise to accomplish together more than we can do separately.
  • Educate: We foster the environment by learning, and educating Iowans to activate and engage in cultivating an environment of conservation.
  • Assessment: We support a consistency of actions and methods through ongoing assessment of   our programs.
  • Transparency: approaching opportunities and challenges with unbiased, candid and open communication.

Contact Us

Street Address:
Prairie Rivers of Iowa
2335 230th Street
Suite 101
Ames, Iowa 50014

To view on Google Maps for directions: click here.

Phone: (515) 232-0048

Email for general inquiries: prrcd@prrcd.org
Email for media questions: social@prrcd.org


Prairie Rivers of Iowa is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit committed to strengthening Iowa’s communities and small businesses through the responsible stewardship of our natural and historical resources. Your donation will go a long way to helping us reach out to educate Iowans of all ages about our natural resources and support Iowa’s rich road history.

If Conservation means as much to you as it does to us, please consider investing in Prairie Rivers of Iowa. Your donation is 100% tax deductible.


Take action now by making a tax-deductible donation through PayPal:

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Donate later through the mail by downloading our PDF printable form, and sending us your tax-deductible gift.

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Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in the job opportunities at Prairie Rivers of Iowa. Please see below for our latest employment opportunities.

Prairie Rivers of Iowa Watershed Assistant

Job Description:
The Watershed Assistant will work with the Watersheds & Waterways team by assisting in developing promotional watershed tools including videos, supporting the watershed education events, and other projects as determined. This position will also assist in working with farmers, landowners, environmental groups, farm organizations, area educators, university faculty, government agency personnel, and others to meet the established outreach, education, and water quality goals of the Prairie Rivers of Iowa Watersheds & Waterways Program.

For more information regarding duties, pay, and more, please view the job description page: Watershed Assistant.


If you are interested in volunteering with a specific program please contact the Coordinator in charge. You can find their information on our Staff Page.


Prairie Rivers of Iowa does not discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or political beliefs in carrying out duties associate with the position.